New MJC stable-area policies carry sanctions

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Monday, May 1, 2023

The Maryland Jockey Club, citing “strict scrutiny” from the Maryland Department of the Environment, on Feb. 1 enacted policies for horsemen stabled at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course.

“All trainers and their employees must do their part to help the situation,” MJC Acting President Mike Rogers and Director of Security Major Mike Singletary said in a letter to the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association. “MJC is requiring everyone to follow these common-sense policies to help us all avoid severe sanctions from the MDE.”

The policies, which carry sanctions for violators, are as follows: